Attorney General Actions
State attorneys general are working to advance clean energy, climate and environmental laws and policies. Use the filters below to search actions of regional and national significance taken by state attorneys general since 2017. To alert us to an action that should be added to our database, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 1, 2021
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a settlement with Kirby Inland Marine, LLP, a company whose barge spilled over 150,000 gallons of oil into Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, harming marine life and natural habitats. The company will pay...
October 11, 2021
California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced the launch of an investigation in coordination with other state, local, and federal authorities to look into the Orange County oil spill in order to determine the cause of the environmental disaster.
October 4, 2021
Eleven AGs Urged BLM to Improve its Consideration of the Environmental Impacts of Arctic Oil and Gas Leasing Program
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey led a coalition of eleven attorneys general in submitting a comment letter in response to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) proposed scope of a supplemental...
July 23, 2021
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey led a coalition of 5 attorneys general (and other advocates and experts) in filing supplemental comments in response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s 2021 Notice of Inquiry, which requested...
June 16, 2021
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Neronha filed a motion to intervene in a case involving the proposed expansion of a liquified propane gas project, which developers argued does not require a full review by the RI Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB)....
April 7, 2021
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum led a coalition of 19 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in support of New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal's dismissal of PennEast Pipeline Company's lawsuit, arguing that the state was immune from...
April 2, 2021
California AG Filed Comments Raising Concerns Regarding Proposed Wetland Filling and Gas Drilling in San Francisco Bay-Delta
Acting California Attorney General Matthew Rodriquez filed comments urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to disclose additional information regarding an application submitted by oil and gas developer Sunset Exploration for a Clean Water Act Section 404...
December 21, 2020
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November 13, 2020